1486.13  INSPECTION GUIDELINES.
   (a)   The Building Department shall prepare a list of inspection guidelines to be used in inspections relating to the enforcement of this chapter. The guidelines shall constitute the general scope of repairs required for the issuance of a certificate of compliance or to be noted in an inspection report. The inspection guidelines shall be issued to the applicant for a certificate of compliance or an inspection report and shall be made available free of charge to the general public. The guidelines shall include a list of  current International Property Maintenance Code, Life Safety Codes and any other adopted codes of the City. It shall be the obligation of the owner to comply with the adopted City ordinances,  not just the guidelines. It shall further be the responsibility of the owner to insure that all common utility areas comply with all local ordinances or State laws or regulations.
   (b)   Prior to conducting any inspection provided for in this section, a building official shall indicate to all occupants, prior to his or her entry into the unit, that the occupant may prohibit such building official's entry without a search warrant.
(Ord. 97-06.  Passed 7-1-97; Ord. 2002-17. Passed 5-21-02.)
   (c)   Any one family or two family dwelling unit that has a driveway shall cause said driveway to be constructed of a hard surface and extend from the street through the approach to no less than to the front of the premises or forty feet, whichever is greater.
      (1)   Said driveway shall be no less than 8 feet in width and be of a hard surface (concrete, asphalt, brick pavers) or a similar surface.
      (2)   Driveway approach and sidewalk must be constructed of concrete and conform to City standards.
      (3)   This subsection shall not apply to any dwelling unit wherein entry to the driveway is from a dirt or gravel road.
   (d)   Any one family or two family dwelling unit on a corner lot shall cause said driveway to be constructed of a hard surface driveway extending to the garage, if said garage faces the secondary (or side) as opposed to the primary street. Whenever possible, the hard surface shall be of a sufficient size to accommodate two cars.
      (1)   Said driveway shall be no less than 8 feet in width and be of a hard surface (concrete, asphalt, brick pavers) or a similar surface.
      (2)   Driveway approach and sidewalk must be constructed of concrete and conform to City standards.
      (3)   This subsection shall not apply to any dwelling unit wherein entry to the driveway is from a dirt or gravel road.
(Ord. 2006-16.  Passed 9-5-06; Ord. 2007-15.  Passed 8-21-07; Ord. 2009-03.  Passed 1-6-09.)